Disney Channel to Air 'Frozen' in February

Disney Channel will premiere popular animated movie Frozen on Feb. 15, the network said Wednesday.

The Walt Disney Animation Studios-produced movie is the highest grossing animated feature film ever, according to Disney. Along with the premiere of the film, Frozen’s snowman character Olaf will make an appearance on Disney Junior series Sofia The First on Feb. 15, said the network.

The Sophia The First episode will be available on WATCHDisneyJunior.com and the WATCH Disney Junior app beginning Feb 8. On Feb 2, Disney Publishing Worldwide will release an illustrated storybook and e-book based on the episode, said network officials

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